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Wanderlei Silva Still Eyeing Chael Sonnen Fight, Even in Metamoris If Necessary

Former Pride champion Wanderlei Silva had his grudge match with Chael Sonnen scheduled for earlier this month postponed after "The Axe Murderer" ran into some trouble with the Nevada State Athletic Commission, but he still thinks the...Show More Summary

MMA’s Best and Worst, Outside of the UFC

("Scott Coker, who crawled through a river of shit and came out clean on the other side. Scott Coker. Headed for the Bellator." / Photo via Bellator.com) By Santino DeFranco The recent departure of Bjorn Rebney from Bellator got me thinking about the rest of the non-UFC MMA world, and what it has to offer—both good and bad. Show More Summary

Strategic Call-Out Alert: Dan Hardy Wants to “Retire” Diego Sanchez

(With takedown defense like that, Hardy doesn't even stand a chance. Photo via Hardy's Twitter.) Ever since being forced into a semi-retirement due to a heart condition known as Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome, former welterweight title...Show More Summary

Gina Carano: Must We Pretend Her Fight Against Rousey Is Anything but a Circus?

UFC President Dana White recently met with the former face of women’s mixed martial arts, Gina Carano, in an attempt to negotiate her contract, so that she may fight in the UFC’s Octagon for the first time. Talks are still underway. White...Show More Summary

Urijah Faber Draws Some Guy Who Threw His Last Opponent Out of the Ring for “Fight Night 52?

(Well that'll teach him for not smelling what Kanehara was cooking. Photo by Lee Li/Sherdog)  I must admit that I was a little puzzled by the UFC's decision to book Urijah Faber against Alex Caceres at UFC 175. A surprising win streak...Show More Summary

With Win Streak Snapped, Unfiltered Matt Brown Has Little Margin for More Errors

There were times last week when it felt like MMA’s love affair with Matt Brown was on the ropes. It’s no secret that Brown did some pretty dumb stuff leading up to his UFC on Fox 12 main event against Robbie Lawler. First, he put his foot in his mouth—again. Show More Summary

If You Need a Laugh, Here’s Ralek Gracie Arguing That Steroids Don’t Enhance Performance in Jiu-Jitsu

(Props: AXS TV via BloodyElbow) In light of his high-profile career-ending PED bust, you might be surprised to learn that Chael Sonnen is still headlining the Metamoris 4 grappling tournament against Andre Galvao, August 9th in Los Angeles. Show More Summary

And Now They’re Fired: Pat Healy, TUF 16 Winner Colton Smith, + More

(You just keep your surfer boy hand gestures away from my daughter, pothead! Photo via Getty.) Ever since being screwed out of his UFC 159 win over Jim Miller (and the $130,000 in bonuses that came with it) due to a positive marijuana test (a.k.a some old bullshit), Pat Healy has seen some rough times. Show More Summary

Dustin Poirier: If Conor McGregor wasn't representing Ireland, he'd be fighting on the UFC 178 Prelims

Dustin Poirier won the Conor McGregor sweepstakes, as "The Diamond" was booked to face "Notorious" at UFC 178 on Sept. 27, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada. It's a fight most featherweights have been clamoring to get. Not to get them closer...Show More Summary

Dana White on Gina Carano: “It’s Complicated”

(Gina Carano prepares for a showdown with Ronda Rousey by developing the Rouseybuster Armor MK II. / Photo via Getty) And no, Dana White is not talking about a Facebook relationship status. He's referring to Zuffa's current contractShow More Summary

Matt Brown on Weigh-in Mishap: A Doctor Advised Me Not to Cut Anymore Weight

UFC on FOX 12 headliner Matt Brown says a doctor advised him not to cut anymore weight after hitting the scales a little heavy on Friday night. Speaking with UFC on Fox's Ariel Helwani, The Immortal explained his recollection of the events from yesterday evening. I guess my scale was wrong. Show More Summary

Before You Leave the Office Today, Watch Matt Brown Knock Out Mike Pyle in 29 Seconds [VIDEO]

(Props: UFC on YouTube) Related: Matt Brown and Erick Silva brawl til' they fall, and Robbie Lawler kicks Bobby Voelker's damn head off The fights are tomorrow, dudes. Come back to CagePotato.com at 8 p.m. ET / 5 p.m. PT for our liveblog of the UFC on FOX 12 main card. Have a great weekend!

Video: This One-Punch Walk-Off Slow-Motion Falling-Tree Street-Fight Easy-Listening Knockout Is FAAAAABULOUS!!

(Props: MiddleEasy) Yeah, that's a lot of adjectives for a fight that lasts two seconds. But hey, watch the video yourself and see if we're lying to you. A guy gets dummied up with a single punch then remains on his feet for an impressive...Show More Summary

Paulo Thiago vs. Joe Riggs Booked for UFC Fight Night 51 — Yes, That Joe Riggs. Seriously.

(Photo via Dave Mandel/Sherdog.com) Brazilian welterweight Paulo Thiago was slated to face Mike "Biggie" Rhodes in a "win or get fired" fight at UFC Fight Night 51: Bigfoot vs. Arlovski (September 13th; Brasilia, Brazil), but Rhodes has withdrawn from the fight due to injury. Show More Summary

#ThrowbackThursday: 25 Rare and Classic UFC Photos From the ’90s

(Marco Ruas and Paul Varelans: When men were men, knuckles were bare, and wearing a singlet was totally acceptable.) As thrilling as the UFC can be in the 21st century — with its well-rounded, well-conditioned fighters and deep talent pools — there's something special about the Wild West days of the 1990s. Show More Summary

Alexander Gustafsson Suffers Knee Injury, Jon Jones vs. Daniel Cormier Set for New UFC 178 Main Event

(And here we have Daniel Cormier tossing around a grown man like a child.) Due to a meniscus tear suffered in training this week, UFC light-heavyweight contender Alexander Gustafsson has pulled out of his title rematch with Jon Jones, which was scheduled to headline UFC 178 (September 27th, Las Vegas). Show More Summary

Chael Sonnen: Future NSAC Advisor, and Other Lowlights From Today’s NSAC Hearing

("I'd like to present the commission with exhibit A, and remind them that they are standing in the presence of greatness." Photo via Getty.) At this point, I'm convinced that Chael Sonnen could literally crawl through a river of shit and come out clean on the other side. Show More Summary

MMA Fighter Knocks Opponent out in 5 Seconds with 1 Strong Kick to the Face

Take five seconds out of your day to watch this MMA fight. Trust us, it's worth it. One swift kick to the face and this fight was over. If it wasn't for a little bit of preparation at the beginning of the fight, it would have been over even quicker. [YouTube] Read more MMA news on BleacherReport.com

Anthony Pettis vs. Gilbert Melendez Tentatively Booked for UFC 181 on December 6th (Tentatively.)

(Your captions, please. via Pettis' Twitter) I would like to begin this article by proposing a new category for this year's Potato Awards, "Most Excruciating Absence By a Champion (a.k.a "The Dominator Award")" and preemptively awarding it to lightweight champion Anthony Pettis. Show More Summary

Help Wanted: What Was Your Worst Experience at an MMA Gym?

("Hey, I'm Jon. So...do you want to be the mommy or the daddy?") Fresh off our masterful performances in Friday's Roundtable discussion of one-minute fights — the New Yorker calls us "irreverent"! — the CP staff has decided to rest easy for a while and let you write the next one. Show More Summary

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